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May 27, 2022, 3:31

WHO chief to be confirmed for 2nd term after no opposition

LONDON -- WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency’s member countries for a second five-year term on Tuesday.No other candidate challenged Tedros for the post amid...

China’s bet on homegrown mRNA vaccines holds back nation

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- China is trying to navigate its biggest coronavirus outbreak without a tool it could have adopted many months ago, the kind of vaccines that have proven to offer the best protection...

1st increase in births reported in 7 years, CDC finds

The number of births increased in the United States for the first time in seven years, according to a new federal report.Provisional data published Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National...

1 confirmed, 6 presumptive monkeypox cases in US, government releasing vaccines for exposed

With seven people in the U.S. now confirmed or presumed to have monkeypox, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the risk remains low and there's no evidence the virus has...

NC Medicaid expansion gets serious attention from Senate GOP

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina Senate Republicans are strongly considering legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults. Such legislation would mark a key step in an extraordinary...
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